Professional Certificate Course, *AMPAP Elective
Delivery: Onsite 
Duration: 7 weeks (distance learning); 1 week (face to face) sessions

* This course can be taken as an elective for the Airport Professional Accreditation Program (AMPAP), and is worth two AMPAP electives.


This programme focuses on further developing the leadership and strategic management skills of airport industry leaders. It provides participants with advice on strategies to effectively handle leadership responsibilities; provides global, regional and cultural perspectives on airport management; and discusses new professional opportunities. Participants will also be able to access a global forum to network with peers and other future leaders.


Successful participants are awarded an ACI/JMSB-Concordia University Diploma; others will receive a certificate of attendance. This course can also be taken as an AMPAP Elective course.

AELP graduates are part of an alumni network with its own dedicated website providing members with up-to-date information regarding their profession.

Target Audience

This programme is intended for airport managers who are nominated by a senior executive of their airport organization. Confirmation of your acceptance will be communicated by ACI. A maximum of 25 students will be accepted on each course.

Programme structure

29 July - 18 August 2023 - Three-week, online introduction, initiation and discussions.
20 - 25 August 2023 - One week of full-time, face-to-face classroom sessions component; leadership will be analyzed from different perspectives on organizational, managerial and team l levels. Leadership as a basis for transformation, innovation and change will also be discussed.
26 August - 3 September 2023 - One-week recess.
4 - 29 September 2023 - Four-week on-line session built on the issues addressed in the classroom week and mainly focused on problem-based activities; individual and group assignments.

How to register

Entry into the programme is by selection, based on recommendation from the applicant’s chief executive.

For more information on on how to receive a nomination for the AELP, please email

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Least Developed Countries Member Price Member / WBP Price Regular Price Register
29 July - 29 September 2023 Montreal, Canada US$6,200 US$6,400 US$7,100 Submit your application

This course is part of the Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program (AMPAP)

ACI and ICAO established a formal partnership to provide accessible, affordable and universally available specialized management training to the global airports community. This initiative gave birth to the Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program (AMPAP).